The sartorial spirit of Thierry Mugler, the enfant horrible of Eighties French style, got here to life on the Brooklyn Museum on Tuesday for the opening of the designer’s retrospective. Habitués of the town’s nightlife and style underground channeled his over-the-top fashion. Many wore classic Mugler or fanciful outfits of their very own creation.
Additionally on Tuesday, Air Mail, the e-newsletter began by Graydon Carter, celebrated the Downtown Set — its record of fifty younger scene makers — with a French-fries-and-martini get together on the Odeon. It felt like a Self-importance Truthful get together of yore, with free cigarettes and media varieties buying and selling gossip (minus Fran Lebowitz).
Pioneer Works, the humanities and science incubator within the Crimson Hook part of Brooklyn, celebrated its tenth anniversary on Nov. 11 with a festive dinner and after-party; the costume code was psychedelic dream. And the Smithsonian’s Nationwide Portrait Gallery unveiled the portraits for this 12 months’s gala honorees, together with Serena and Venus Williams, Ava DuVernay and Anthony S. Fauci. One visitor carried a bag that learn: “Totally Vaxxed.”
‘I wished to do neon as one thing totally different and to face out. There was a black gentle so my outfit was glowing the entire time, and I liked it. I assumed it was actually stylish.’ — Memphy on the Mugler exhibition
‘These are gloves that I had sewn collectively. I used to be impressed by Mugler’s concept of cutoff shapes. It stayed on all evening, for probably the most half.’ — Fabiana Gomez on the Mugler exhibition
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